nightingale

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English[edit]

Nightingale

Etymology[edit]

Old English and Middle English nihtgale (one who sings during the night)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaɪtɪŋɡeɪl/
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Noun[edit]

nightingale (plural nightingales)

  1. A European songbird, Luscinia megarhynchos, of the family Muscicapidae.

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